Malaysia SWIFT Security Control


On Jan. 9, Bank of Malaysia issued compliance with SWIFT security.


  • Cited publication by SWIFT, of a set of mandatory and advisory security controls.
  • SWIFT published through its customer security controls framework in early 2017.
  • Effectiveness for BNM
  • SWIFT users are required to attest compliance with controls annually, from 2017.
  • Bank Negara Malaysia, as one of the users, has submitted to the self-attestation.
  • Confirmed it was in full compliance with SWIFT's mandatory control requirement.

Regulators Bank of Malaysia
Entity Types Bank; Depo
Reference GD, 1/9/2018
Functions Financial; Operations; Reporting; Risk; Settlement; Treasury
Countries Malaysia
Products Banking; Corporate; Deposits; Loan
Regions AP
Rule Type Guidance
Rule Date 1/9/2018
Effective Date 1/9/2018
Rule Id 37348
Linked to N/A
Report Issue 1/15/2018
Report Section International

Last substantive update on 01/09/2018